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Name Official number Flag IMO
DOVER CASTLE  118409  GBR   
Year built Date launched Date completed
1904  04/02/1904   
Vessel type Vessel description
Passenger / Cargo Refrigerated  Steel Screw Steamer  
Builder Yard Yard no
Barclay, Curle & Co. Ltd., Glasgow Clydeholm Yard  443 
 

Tonnage Length Breadth Depth Draft
8271 grt / 5221 nrt / 476.4 ft  56.7 ft  31.9 ft   
Engine builder Barclay, Curle & Co. Ltd., Glasgow
Engine detail
Twin screws, 2 x Q4cyl (22.5, 32, 46.5, 68 x 51in), 969 nhp, 14.5 knots 

First owner First port of register Registration date
Union-Castle Mail Steamship Co. Ltd. - D. Currie & Co., London.  London   
Other names
1914 HMHS DOVER CASTLE 
Subsequent owner and registration history
1914 requisitioned as a hospital ship 
Vessel history
11/8/1915 requisitioned as a Hospital Ship  
Remarks
 
End year Fate / Status
1917  Torpedoed 27/05/1917 
Disposal Detail
25/5/1917 torpedoed and sunk without warning by the German submarine UC-67 in the Mediterranean while full of casualties, 50 miles north of Bona. 7 stokers killed 
 

 



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